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Lionel Hampton

Lionel Leo Hampton (April 20, 1908 – August 31, 2002) was an American jazz vibraphonist, pianist, percussionist, and bandleader. Hampton worked with jazz musicians from Teddy Wilson, Benny Goodman, and Buddy Rich to Charlie Parker, Charles Mingus, and Quincy Jones. In 1992, he was inducted into the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, and was awarded the National Medal of Arts in 1996.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 20th, 1908 (Louisville), Died August 31st, 2002 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1963

Roles Represented in DAHR: vibraphone, director, drums, vocalist, composer, piano, songwriter, traps, leader, arranger, speaker

Recordings (Results 126-150 of 306 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBS-055230 10-in. 12/19/1940 Altitude Lionel Hampton Sextet Jazz/dance band composer, instrumentalist, vibraphone, leader  
Victor PBS-055231 10-in. 12/19/1940 Fiddle dee dee Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, vibraphone, composer, director  
Victor PBS-055234 10-in. 12/20/1940 Bogo Jo Hampton Rhythm Girls ; Lionel Hampton Sextet Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and female vocal ensemble composer, vocalist, instrumentalist, vibraphone, director  
Victor PBS-055235 10-in. 12/20/1940 Open house Lionel Hampton Sextet Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, vibraphone, composer, director  
Victor PBS-055236 10-in. 12/20/1940 Smart aleck Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, vibraphone, composer, director  
Victor PBS-055237 10-in. 12/20/1940 Bouncing at the Beacon Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, instrumentalist, vibraphone, director  
Victor BS-055532 10-in. 8/21/1940 Just for laffs Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, director, instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-055533 10-in. 8/21/1940 Martin on every block Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, instrumentalist, vibraphone, director  
Victor BS-055534 10-in. 8/21/1940 Pig foot sonata Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, director, instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-055535 10-in. 8/21/1940 Charlie was a sailor Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, vibraphone  
Victor BS-062734 10-in. 3/6/1941 Board meetin' Les Hite Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-064055 10-in. 4/8/1941 Give me some skin Lionel Hampton Sextet Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble vocalist, instrumentalist, vibraphone, director  
Victor BS-064056 10-in. 4/8/1941 Now that you're mine Ruble Blakey ; Lionel Hampton Sextet Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-064057 10-in. 4/8/1941 Chasin' with chase Lionel Hampton Sextet Jazz/dance band, with drum solo director, instrumentalist, drums  
Victor BS-064058 10-in. 4/8/1941 Three-quarter boogie Lionel Hampton Sextet Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, vibraphone, director  
OKeh W404403 10-in. 7/21/1930 I'm a ding dong daddy (From Dumas) Louis Armstrong ; Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
OKeh W404404 10-in. 7/21/1930 I'm in the market for you Louis Armstrong ; Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
OKeh W404405 10-in. 8/19/1930 Confessin' (That I love you) Louis Armstrong ; Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra Jazz/ dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
OKeh W404406 10-in. 8/19/1930 If I could be with you (One hour to-night) Louis Armstrong ; Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra Jazz/ dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
OKeh W404411 10-in. 10/9/1930 Body and soul Louis Armstrong ; Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
OKeh W404412 10-in. 10/16/1930 Memories of you Louis Armstrong ; Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, vibraphone  
OKeh W404413 10-in. 10/16/1930 You're lucky to me Louis Armstrong ; Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra Jazz/ dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
OKeh W404417 10-in. 12/23/1930 Sweethearts on parade Louis Armstrong ; Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and shouts speaker, instrumentalist, drums  
OKeh W404418 10-in. 12/23/1930 You're driving me crazy! (What did I do?) Louis Armstrong ; Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with dialogue and male vocal solo speaker, instrumentalist, drums  
OKeh W404419 10-in. 12/23/1930 The peanut vendor Louis Armstrong ; Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, drums  
(Results 126-150 of 306 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hampton, Lionel," accessed December 2, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103421.

Hampton, Lionel. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 2, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103421.

"Hampton, Lionel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 2 December 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103421

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